Major UK Gas Company Appoints Logistics Specialists

Coventry, United Kingdom (PressExposure) August 26, 2009 -- Wales & West Utilities Ltd has appointed Gideon Hillman Consulting Ltd, who has specific Logistics and Supply Chain experience and expertise in the Utilities Sector, to provide support with their outsourced logistics contract tender process.

Wales & West Utilities Ltd formerly part of National Grid Transco - was launched on 1st June 2005. Valued at £1.2 billion, it is a regulated gas distribution business with around 34,000 km of gas distribution pipelines covering Wales and the South West of England. With its main offices at Celtic Springs, Newport, the company covers 1/6th of the UK and its catchment area has a population of 7.4 million.

Every year Wales & West Utilities Ltd provides 20,000 new gas connections, replaces or repairs 250,000 gas meters and responds to more than 125,000 gas emergency calls. Amec and Morrison Utility Services, with Wales & West Utilities Ltd deliver a £300 million Mains Replacement Programme over 5 years replacing 400km of old metallic gas mains every year.

The project for the Utility sector Logistics Specialists at Gideon Hillman Consulting Ltd is to develop the scope of the outsourced logistics requirements. This will be achieved through detailed analysis of the Wales & West Supply Chain and Logistics operations and to develop an evaluation process to ensure that the best Logistics partner solution is available and offered to Wales & West through the competitive tender process.

About Gideon Hillman Consulting Limited

Gideon Hillman Consulting was established in 2004 by Managing Director Gideon Hillman FCILT MIBC who has over 17 years Senior Management experience throughout Europe within the Materials Handling, Specialist Supply Chain Services and Third Party Logistics & Distribution Industry, specifically in the Automotive, Retail, Food and Pharmaceutical Processing, Home Delivery Distribution, Critical Parts Delivery and General Manufacturing Sectors.
Gideon Hillman Consulting is one of the most proactive specialist Supply Chain and Logistics consultancies based in the UK, with clients across Europe, Asia and the USA, in all major industry sectors.
Gideon Hillman Consulting is a recognised member practice of the Institute of Business Consulting, and is an ISO 9001:2008 accredited company for the Supply of Specialist Supply Chain Consultancy

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Press Release Submitted On: August 25, 2009 at 3:37 am
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